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Probate Records, Various

Creator: Shawnee County. District/Probate Court

Date: 1870-1918

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: AR3653 -AR3697

Unit ID: 59709

Space Required/Quantity:

  • 43.00 Microfilm roll(s) (35mm)

Title (Main title): Probate Records, Various

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Series consists of a variety of volumes recording information related to the probate process in Shawnee County. Includes inventory and appraisement records for decedents' estates, annual settlement records created by executors and guardians showing financial workings of estates, claims against estates, sales of property from decedents' and minors' estates, letters and bonds of administration/executorship/guardianship in which appointed administrator/executor/guardian is appointed to oversee estates, copies of last wills and testaments as well as letters testamentary in which witnesses agree that they were present at the signing of the will, etc. Journals of probate court proceedings (series 59708) are also dispersed on microfilm reels.

Microfilm:

  • AR 3653: 1870-1918
  • AR 3654: 1870-1918
  • AR 3655: 1870-1918
  • AR 3656: 1870-1918
  • AR 3657: 1870-1918
  • AR 3658: 1870-1918
  • AR 3659: 1870-1918
  • AR 3660: 1870-1918
  • AR 3661: 1870-1918
  • AR 3662: 1870-1918
  • AR 3663: 1870-1918
  • AR 3664: 1870-1918
  • AR 3665: 1870-1918
  • AR 3666: 1870-1918
  • AR 3667: 1870-1918
  • AR 3668: 1870-1918
  • AR 3669: 1870-1918
  • AR 3670: 1870-1918
  • AR 3671: 1870-1918
  • AR 3674: 1870-1918
Complete microfilm list

Index Terms

Subjects

    Shawnee County (Kan.) -- History
    Administration of estates -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Decedents' estates -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Estates (Law) -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Guardian and ward -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Probate courts -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Probate law and practice -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Probate records -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Wills -- Kansas -- Shawnee County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Shawnee County. Courts. District/Probate Court.